Profiles in Mojave Desert History
Jack Keane was an Irish Miner out of
Ballarat. He'd been
prospecting for over 8 years finding pretty much nothing. One day in 1903 he discovered
a ledge containing rich ore in the
Jack and his partner sold the claim immediately for $150,000 -- but they got the mine
back after a year. Jack stayed associated with the mine until he shot and wounded a
constable in Ballarat. He sold out and returned to Ireland. One night in a tavern,
Jack was in a fight and killed a man -- He died in an Irish prison.
Keane Wonder Mine - Death Valley
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Keane Wonder Mill - Death Valley
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Keane Wonder Mine Tramway - Death Valley
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Keane Wonder Mine - Death Valley National Park
1903, two men from Ballarat--one an out of work Irish miner named Jack Keane and his partner, a one-eyed Basque butcher named Domingo Etcharren were ...
History of Keane Wonder Mine - Death Valley
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Keane Wonder Mine
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History of Death Valley
an out of work Irish miner named Jack Keane and his partner, a one-eyed Basque butcher named Domingo ... Wildrose Charcoal Kilns ...
Death Valley Mining
With renewed interest in gold and silver mining, the early 1900s witnessed mines at Skidoo, Rhyolite, and Keane Wonder become large-scale operations. ...
Chloride City - Chloride Cliff - Death Valley
Years later, in 1904, interest in the area was renewed after the discovery of the Keane Wonder Mine, Chloride City was laid out and soon after went bust. ...
The Lake Manly gravel bar (Site CD3) and the mines in around the Keane Wonder Mine (Site CD4) are in the near foreground. To the north, the folding in the . ...
Central Death Valley
Keane Wonder Mine. The mill sits on high grade metamorphic rock derived from the lower member of the Crystal Spring formation (Wright and Troxel, 1993). ...
Chloride Cliff Ghost Town
With the exception of the Franklins, the Chloride Cliff area was virtually deserted between 1873 and 1903, when the Keane Wonder Mine was located about two ...
Shorty Harris - Death Valley History
When I stopped at Keane Wonder Mine, Ed Cross was there waiting for his ... So we left the Keane Wonder, went through Boundary Canyon, and made camp at Buck ...
Mojave Desert Mining History - Includes additional northern areas
Since this was Keane's first strike in 8 years of desert prospecting, it is not surprising that he named it the... 1904: Rhyolite, Nevada ...
Prospectors in the Mojave
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Vertical shaft at Keane Wonder - Sometimes a hole looks like a hole.
View from the Keane Wonder
This tramway would carry the gold down to the mill.
The mill, where gold ore would be crushed for further processing.